[olug] A mythtv mythtery
bwatson1979 at gmail.com
Wed Apr 25 22:41:46 UTC 2012
I think Dave is simply stating he is currently using onboard video, not
that it is the root of the problem. Hopefully experiments with a more
capable card and driver will confirm or dispell the onboard video culprit.
On Apr 25, 2012 10:00 AM, "Adam Haeder" <adam at adamhaeder.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 24, 2012 at 11:12 PM, Dave Thacker <dthacker at bluestrain.net
> > On Tuesday, April 24, 2012 07:09:06 AM Ben Watson wrote:
> > > It sounds to me more like a MythTV frontend problem vice the backend
> > > running on the system. I've got front ends (and other backends for
> > > that matter) running on much older/slower hardware than you mentioned
> > > without issue. What video card are you using for display? Also might
> > > want to check the drivers for said video card.
> > >
> > > Across the board I typically use NVidia video cards with the
> > > proprietary NVidia drivers. Again, these aren't anything new or
> > > powerful though I have noticed some compatibility issues with the
> > > newer NVidia (Ubuntu provided) drivers and older card/machine setups.
> > > However, when I've run into these problems, I rarely get to the point
> > > to getting into a stable desktop environment let alone playing back
> > > video.
> > >
> > > Ben
> > It's the Dell onboard video. I'll be trying some of the cards I've had
> > rattling around too.
> > DT
> Good detective work Dave. How did you figure out it was the onboard video?
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